[R] installation : make fails (R-1.7.1 on RedHat 8.0)

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Sep 26 13:32:31 CEST 2003

Laurent Faisnel <laurent.faisnel at ariase.com> writes:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to compile R-1.7.1 from source (on a RedHat 8.0) instead of
> using the binary version, as it has often been advised.
> However I don't manage to find a solution to the following error which
> occurs during the make procedure :

> gcc -I../../../../include /usr/include/mysql  -D__NO_MATH_INLINES
> -mieee-fp  -fPIC  -g -O2 -c ansari.c -o ansari.o

The stars indicate the problem. This wants to -I/usr/include/mysql if
anything, otherwise gcc will believe that there are two files to
compile and complain about the -o. I suspect that you entered the
wrong thing during configuration.

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